The Hip-Hop Revolution

Age Level: 11–17  Grade Level: 6–12

Hip hop has become more than just a popular genre of music: it is a dynamic culture with its own unique fashion, language, art, and philosophies. This series discusses the lives and accomplishments of the biggest stars of hip hop, who have broken music records, launched successful businesses, advocated for causes closest to their hearts, and given back to their communities. Full-color photographs, insightful details, and direct quotations from the individuals will help readers understand what drove these influential hip-hop artists to follow their dreams, and how they have revolutionized mainstream culture and inspired others. Features include: At-level version of Stars of Hip Hop series so all students, regardless of reading level, can explore and discuss the same topics. Sidebars expand on related timely topics. Uses high-interest text to promote leisure reading. Further Reading with current books and informative websites encourage further exploration. Timelines present important milestones in an easy-to-read format.

  • Fall 2019
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    Cardi B

    Cardi B

    Breaking Boundaries and Records

    Terri Kaye Duncan
    Cardi B had her start on social media and reality television before rocketing to the top of the music charts. Her many accomplishments include becoming the first female rapper to have two number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and the first person of Dominican descent to have a song hit number one in the history of the chart...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510029
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    Chance the Rapper

    Chance the Rapper

    Making Music and Giving Back

    Tom Head and Deirdre Head
    When Chancelor Bennett was a child growing up in Chicago, his parents instilled into him a strong work ethic. Little did they know that in a few years, their son would achieve an amazing number of accomplishments in the entertainment business...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510081
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    Drake

    Drake

    Acting and Rapping to the Top

    Barbara Gottfried
    Born Aubrey Drake Graham, the rapper better known as Drake caught his big break on the Canadian teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. His songs and albums have gone platinum and gold, won Grammys, and resulted in sold-out performances...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510142
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    Jay-Z

    Jay-Z

    Excelling in Music and Business

    Eileen Lucas
    Shawn Carter, better known as Jay-Z, overcame a life of poverty in the Marcy Projects of Brooklyn and became one of the most successful rappers in the world. He has received more than twenty Grammy Awards as well as other music honors, and he has also proven to be a savvy entrepreneur with his clothing, clubs, and sports business ventures...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510210
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    Kanye West

    Kanye West

    Conquering Music and Fashion

    Tom Head and Deirdre Head
    Since he was a child, Kanye West had always been considered intelligent and eager to work hard by the people in his life. He carried these traits into adulthood when he began his career as a music producer...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510272
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    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick Lamar

    Becoming the Voice of Compton

    Therese Shea
    Grammy winner Kendrick Lamar continuously wows fans and critics alike with his contributions to the world of hip-hop. Born in Compton, California, Lamar was no stranger to street violence. He channeled his experiences into pensive lyrics, releasing his first mixtape at the age of sixteen...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978510333
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